Bad Bunny Net Worth

In the showbiz world, he is known by his stage name, Bad Bunny. The young man of only 28 years is a rapper, singer, and composer. The Puerto Rican is now one of the most streamed artists on Spotify globally. In 2020 his music was streamed on Spotify audio streaming 8.3 billion times in the UK.

His music is often best defined on the rhythms of Latin music and reggaeton. He also tried various other genres including rock, bachata, and soul. He is followed on social networks by more than 44 million followers and enjoys tremendous success internationally. Throughout his career, Bad Bunny has collaborated with renowned artists such as J Balvin, Daddy Yankee, and Farruko.

What is Bad Bunny’s Net Worth?

The Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, and rapper, Bad Bunny has a net worth of $18 million at the time this article is written.

Childhood

Bad Bunny, by his real name Benito Antonio Martinez, was born on March 10th of 1994 in Almirante Sur barrio, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico.

The stage name “Bad Bunny” was inspired by an old photo of the little child Benito with an angry expression while he was forced to wear a bunny outfit.

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He led a normal life, being born into a family of workers, his father being a truck driver, and his mother, a former teacher. He has two younger brothers and always tried to help his mother with the household chores. Bad Bunny worked in a supermarket, being the one who put the products in the bags of the store’s customers.

Bad Bunny was a student at the University of Puerto Rico in Arecibo when he started to be known on SoundCloud. He was still working at the supermarket when he signed his first record deal. His dream was to become an artist and he didn’t stop dreaming until it came true. He tested his vocal qualities ever since he attended church weekly with his mother. Bad Bunny sang in the church choir until he was 13 years old. His mother wanted him to become an engineer and his father wanted him to be a baseball player. Bad Bunny chose the path of music and became an emblem in Latin music.

Career

Bad Bunny CloseupIn 2016, he released his first single “Soy Peor” which broke the music charts. DJ Lucian was the one who noticed Bad Bunny’s song “Diles” and signed him to a record label named Hear this Music. Bad Bunny began collaborating with Cardi B and Drake on the singles “I Like It” and “Mia”. The resulting tracks appeared on the US Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number one and number three, respectively.

Bad Bunny released his first album in 2018 and received a Latin Grammy for Best Urban Music Album.

In 2019 Bad Bunny released the collaborative album “Oasis” with J Balvin. Also, he performed at Coachella that year.

In 2020, he performed at the Super Bowl LIV halftime show as a guest, alongside Jennifer Lopez and Shakira. After this appearance, he released the second solo studio album “YHLQMDLG”, which is an acronym for “Yo hago lo que me da la gana.”

Apart from music, Big Bunny has another big, big passion: wrestling. In 2017, he released the song “Chambea”, in the video in which the former WWE great wrestler Ric Flair appeared.

Bad Bunny has won more than 60 awards throughout his music career, including a Latin Grammy Award, two Billboard Music Awards, and an MTV Video Music Award.

Personal life

The fulminant success Bad Bunny acquired, in a short time, made him disappear for a while from social networks. He was overwhelmed by the fame he had suddenly acquired. In his private life, Bad Bunny was very discreet and did not offer many details. The rapper met jewelry designer Gabriela Berlingeri in 2017 at a restaurant, while dining with his family. Shortly after, the two began to meet and start off their love story. Bad Bunny kept the relationship a secret until 2020.

Bad Bunny is passionate about fashion and has a totally non-conformist style both in his private life and in front of the cameras. In an interview, he stated that he could also sleep with sunglasses on his eyes because this could be a “key motivation to become an artist”.

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